Contractor - Software Engineer - Enterprise Knowledge Graph

Published date Posted on Indeed on Oct 05, 2021 (20 d ago)

The Software Engineer – EKG will work closely with the data science team in building the foundation for our Enterprise Knowledge Graph. At GHX we work to solve deep technical problems that improve the world of healthcare, and the EKG will play a key role in our future offerings. Under the supervision of data science leadership, the SE-EKG will be responsible for automating data ingestion and alignment processes and leveraging existing machine learning components in the creation of a well-structured knowledge graph. The SE-EKG will interact with other members of GHX to define system requirements and necessary functionality in an Agile environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with teammates to formulate and document design and implementation
  • Understand the key functionality and data models required in a knowledge graph solution
  • Translate high level requirements into software solutions
  • Interact directly and works closely with team members
  • Incorporate / understand existing machine learning components

Key duties:

  • Build software components and complete applications using Python
  • Incorporate results from rest APIs (e.g. working with JSON)
  • Build infrastructure for data ingestion processes
  • Construct complex queries (e.g. Cypher/Gremlin and SQL) to satisfy requirements

Key competencies:

  • Ability to design and implement well-structured (maintainable and scale-able) software components
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and evaluate solutions
  • Ability to collaborate on all aspects of development process
  • Strong team player, makes a valuable contribution to team objectives, displays trust and mutual understanding, accepts constructive feedback

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or in hard science / engineering with extensive programming experience)
  • 2 years experience building applications using Python
  • Experience querying databases using SQL
  • Experience building software components

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with knowledge graphs
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Experience processing large amounts of data from disparate sources
  • Experience working with graph database systems (RDF , LPG (e.g Neo4J), Gremlin, Cyper)
  • Interest in data science

GHX: It's the way you do business in healthcare

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) enables better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency and accuracy of business processes.

GHX is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using our world class cloud-based supply chain technology exchange platform, solutions, analytics and services. We bring together healthcare providers and manufacturers and distributors in North America and Europe - who rely on smart, secure healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate their business processes and make more informed decisions.

It is our passion and vision for a more operationally efficient healthcare supply chain, helping organizations reduce - not shift - the cost of doing business, paving the way to delivering patient care more effectively. Together we take more than a billion dollars out of the cost of delivering healthcare every year. GHX is privately owned, operates in the United States, Canada and Europe, and employs more than 800 people worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is in Louisville, Colorado, just outside of Denver, with additional offices in Europe, Chicago, Illinois, and Omaha, Nebraska.


Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC and its North American subsidiaries (collectively, “GHX”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law. This EEO policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, termination, layoffs, social and recreational programs, and retirement.

GHX believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables each employee to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. GHX expects and requires the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere. Improper interference with the ability of GHX’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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